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The Long Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-10-21

At A Glance

The Long Foundation

(formerly The Joe and Teresa L. Long Foundation for the Arts)

40 N. I-H 35, Ste. 7C2

Austin, TX United States 78701-4359

Telephone: (512) 479-4080


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $7,978,804

Total giving: $380,500






Established in 1999 in TX

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education and youth services, particularly Texas Hispanic youth.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Lozano Long Promise to Texas Youth Program

The program has been designed to establish a permanent endowment with the Long Foundation, dedicated to benefit Texas Hispanic youth by furthering the Five Promises of America's Promise. It is set up to benefit Texas Hispanic youth by making annual grants to charities, schools, and universities, and government programs. Selected programs must be located in areas or targeted at groups with large Hispanic populations and must support the youth of those areas or groups by fulfilling at least one of the Five Promises which include 1) promoting ongoing relationships with caring adults (parents, mentors, teachers, tutors, and coaches), 2) providing safe places with structured activities during non-school hours, 3) promoting healthy start and future, 4) providing marketable skills through effective education, and/or 5) providing opportunities to give back through community service. Full application guidelines for this program are available on foundation web site.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Health care clinics
  • Higher education
  • Reading promotion
  • Student retention
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People of Latin American descent
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $7,978,804 (market value)

Expenditures: $563,523

Total giving: $380,500

Qualifying distributions: $441,101